Not everyone can have a Patronus that's steeped in romance or a longing for the father they never knew. Some wizards have Patronuses that are steeped in pop culture, awesomely frightening, or just plain silly.
A black cat sprouting long hairs from its head that look like horns has become an online celebrity in Japan—which is fitting in a country that has a long history of supernatural felines in its folklore.
Mmmm, chocolate. So delicious. So healthy . Why settle for chowing down on a boring old bar when you could instead… nibble… on this anatomically correct… human… skull? Alas, poor cocoa; this might be the creepiest treat ever created.
Last year, when Voyager I left our solar system for the lonely pastures of interstellar space, it carried a message for extraterrestrial life: A golden record containing images and words selected by Carl Sagan and others.